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I have a Linksys Wireless G PCI adapter with drivers for Windows downloaded. I have tried this method:

cd /home/username/Desktop/filename/Drivers 

(With the correct information, of course)

I then received an error saying

No such file or directory 

when the drivers are on the desktop. I have partitioned the hard drive, so I have XP and Ubuntu 12.04. The card works perfectly fine on XP, but I would like to get the drivers working for Ubuntu.

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You need to install those drivers if they don't work out of the box:

1 Plug the Linksys Wireless-G PCI card into the computer and turn the computer on. Log in as normal.

2 Navigate to "System," Administration," Networking" and choose the wireless connection you wish to use. If no connection is available and your card is plugged in, continue to Step 3.

3 Click on "Properties" and make sure "Enable this connection" is turned on.

4 Set "Configuration" to "Static IP address" only if your Internet Service Provider has given you a static Internet Protocol (IP) address. Enter the IP address in the required field and click "OK."

5 Check to see if your card is supported. If your Linksys Wireless-G PCI card is not supported by the native Linux driver, check to see if your card is supported by "ndiswrapper".

6 Navigate to the "Applications" menu and select "Accessories" and "Terminal" to install ndiswrapper. Enter the command sudo apt-get install ndisgtk

7 Blacklist the native network driver by navigating to "Applications," "Accessories" and "Terminal." This will open a command-line interface.

Enter the command "echo -e "blacklist bcm43xx\nblacklist b43\nblacklist b43legacy\nblacklist ssb" | sudo tee -a /etc/modprobe.d/blacklist."

8 Install the Windows drivers by navigating to "System," "Administration," "Windows wireless drivers" and following the prompts.

9 Load the new driver module by entering these commands into the Terminal in sequence:

"sudo depmod -a"

"sudo modprobe ndiswrapper"

10 Repeat Steps 2 and 3. If your Linksys Wireless-G PCI wireless adapter does not work

Read more: How to Set Up a Linksys Wireless-G PCI Card in Ubuntu | eHow.com http://www.ehow.com/how_6821664_set-wireless_g-pci-card-ubuntu.html#ixzz28fKHFr61

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